Hollywood Auction 44

Auction Details

Welcome to our latest Hollywood auction! Over 1,600 unique pieces of animation and Hollywood history are featured in this sale. In our day one offerings, we are pleased to be working with Van Eaton Galleries in presenting this unprecedented selection of items ranging from the dawn of animation, Gertie the Dinosaur, through the most beloved characters from Walt Disney, Hanna-Barbera, Warner Bros. and Walter Lantz.

Day one highlights include:
• An historic handwritten letter by Walt Disney urging the creator of Mickey Mouse, Ub Iwerks, to move to California and become his chief animator.
• A collection of Mary Blair original conceptual paintings for The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, “It’s a Small World” ride, Melody Time, Peter Pan and Song of the South
• Herbert Ryman preliminary study for Tokyo Disneyland, signed and dated
• Rare set of 7 Courvoisier production setups of Dwarfs from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
• Original production cel of the Evil Queen from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs with Walt Disney signature
• Walt Disney’s Alpine Climbers one-sheet 40 x 60 in. poster
• Eyvind Earle Sleeping Beauty production cel and original large pan background
• Maleficent production cel with key matching background
• Gustaf Tenngren original concept paintings for Pinocchio
• Collection of original Walt Disney Studio maquettes from Pinocchio
• Tyrus Wong original concept painting from Bambi

Day two highlights include:
• The most famous film car in the world: the original hero road-going “GEN 11” Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
• Original concrete slab footprints and signatures of Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and Sid Grauman: the first three imprints to start the tradition at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre
• Willis O’Brien articulated stop-motion armatures from War Eagles
• Wicked Witch of the West crystal ball from The Wizard of Oz
• Marilyn Monroe 1951 screen and publicity worn bathing suit from Let’s Make It Legal
• Original Discovery space suit chest-pack from 2001: A Space Odyssey
• Mel Stuart’s hand-annotated script and complete manuscript score for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
• The Paley Center for Media original Star Trek costumes from the exhibition “Star Trek: The Tradition Continues”
• Extremely rare early draft of John Lennon’s handwritten lyrics for “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds” from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

We hope you find something new and exciting from this catalog to add to your collection. Please remember we’re always interested in your future consignments for those who wish to pass ownership of their treasured pieces of Hollywood memorabilia to new caretakers.

Thank you for participating and good luck!
Chuck Jones original layout drawing of Santa from A Chipmunk Christmas1Chuck Jones original layout drawing of Santa from A Chipmunk Christmas
(Bagdasarian Productions, 1981) Original Chuck Jones layout drawing from the 1981 TV special A Chipmunk Christmas. The untrimmed animation paper measu
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (225.00 + 40.50) x 1 = 265.50
Matched pair of Mickey Mouse 60th Anniversary limited edition cels2Matched pair of Mickey Mouse 60th Anniversary limited edition cels
Two hand-painted limited edition cels, each numbered 36/950. These cels were produced in 1989 to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of Mickey Mouse and
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (550.00 + 99.00) x 1 = 649.00
Original production cel of Flora from Sleeping Beauty3Original production cel of Flora from Sleeping Beauty
(Walt Disney, 1959) Original production cel of Flora, one of the good fairies, from Sleeping Beauty. The trimmed cel measures 9 ½ in. x 12 ...
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (425.00 + 76.50) x 1 = 501.50
Original production cel of Gideon from Pinocchio4Original production cel of Gideon from Pinocchio
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original production cel of Gideon (voiced by Mel Blanc) from Pinocchio. The irregularly trimmed cel measures approx. 7 in. x 10 i
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (400.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 472.00
Disney Pocahontas pair of production drawings by Glen Keane and John Pomeroy5Disney Pocahontas pair of production drawings by Glen Keane and John Pomeroy
(Walt Disney, 1995) Pair of stunning rough production drawings from Pocahontas. The drawing of Pocahontas is by animator Glen Keane and is matched wit
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (225.00 + 40.50) x 1 = 265.50
Original production drawings of Maleficent as the Dragon from Sleeping Beauty6Original production drawings of Maleficent as the Dragon from Sleeping Beauty
(Walt Disney, 1959) Three original production drawings of Maleficent as the Dragon from the climax of the film. Accomplished in pencil on 12 ½...
Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold for (600.00 + 108.00) x 1 = 708.00
Original production cel of Goliath II and Mother from Goliath II7Original production cel of Goliath II and Mother from Goliath II
(Walt Disney, 1960) Original production cel of Goliath II and his Mother from Disney’s Goliath II. The untrimmed cel measures 12 ½ in. x 17 in...
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (225.00 + 40.50) x 1 = 265.50
Two Paula Abdul music video production cels from “Opposites Attract”8Two Paula Abdul music video production cels from “Opposites Attract”
Two original production cels and photographic backgrounds from Paula Abdul’s 1989 music video, “Opposites Attract.” This sequence appears in the clos
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (425.00 + 76.50) x 1 = 501.50
Original multi-page story and artwork by Roy Williams for The Mickey Mouse Club9Original multi-page story and artwork by Roy Williams for The Mickey Mouse Club
Charming 20-page story and original artwork for a performance on The Mickey Mouse Club titled, “The Magic Words,” by Walt Disney staff artist, Roy Wil
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Original production cel of girl doll from Disney’s Broken Toys10Original production cel of girl doll from Disney’s Broken Toys
(Walt Disney, 1935) Original production cel of the girl ragdoll with her toy dog on a leash from this classic Silly Symphony. Cel measures 9 ½...
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,000.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,180.00
Original production drawing of Eddie Cantor from Mother Goose Goes Hollywood11Original production drawing of Eddie Cantor from Mother Goose Goes Hollywood
(Walt Disney, 1938) Original production drawing of Eddie Cantor from Mother Goose Goes Hollywood. Accomplished in pencil on a 10 in. x 12 in. leaf o
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (400.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 472.00
Original production drawing of Oliver Hardy from Mother Goose Goes Hollywood12Original production drawing of Oliver Hardy from Mother Goose Goes Hollywood
(Walt Disney, 1938) Original production drawing of Oliver Hardy as the Pie Man from Mother Goose Goes Hollywood. Accomplished in pencil on a 10 in.
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (350.00 + 63.00) x 1 = 413.00
Canine Caddy original production drawing of Mickey golfing13Canine Caddy original production drawing of Mickey golfing
(Walt Disney, 1941) Original production drawing of Mickey golfing from Canine Caddy. Accomplished in pencil and colored pencil on a 10 in. x 12 in. l
Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold for (550.00 + 99.00) x 1 = 649.00
Goofy production cel from How to be a Sailor14Goofy production cel from How to be a Sailor
(Walt Disney, 1944) Wonderful original production cel of Goofy from How To Be A Sailor. The cel is slightly trimmed and placed on a hand-painted backg
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (550.00 + 99.00) x 1 = 649.00
“Once Upon a Winterime” cel and production background from Melody Time15“Once Upon a Winterime” cel and production background from Melody Time
(Walt Disney, 1948) Beautiful cel and production background featuring Joe and Jenny. The cels are trimmed to image and applied to the background as p
Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold for (1,400.00 + 252.00) x 1 = 1,652.00
Original Mary Blair concept art of “Once Upon a Wintertime” from Melody Time16Original Mary Blair concept art of “Once Upon a Wintertime” from Melody Time
(Walt Disney, 1948) Original concept artwork by Mary Blair featuring two rabbits skating from the “Once Upon a Wintertime” sequence of Melody Time. B
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold for (2,750.00 + 495.00) x 1 = 3,245.00
Clark Gable and Greta Garbo original production drawing from The Autograph Hound17Clark Gable and Greta Garbo original production drawing from The Autograph Hound
(Walt Disney, 1939) Original production drawing of Greta Garbo and Clark Gable from The Autograph Hound. Accomplished in pencil on a 10 in. x 12 in.
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (475.00 + 85.50) x 1 = 560.50
Little Hiawatha original color model drawing18Little Hiawatha original color model drawing
(Walt Disney, 1937) Original production color model of Little Hiawatha holding his bow and arrow. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil with det
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (425.00 + 76.50) x 1 = 501.50
Woodland Café color model drawing of bugs dancing19Woodland Café color model drawing of bugs dancing
(Walt Disney, 1937) Exceptional original production color model drawing of bugs dancing from Woodland Café. Accomplished in graphite and color...
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (400.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 472.00
Woodland Café pair of color model drawings20Woodland Café pair of color model drawings
(Walt Disney, 1937) Exceptional pair of original production color model drawings of bugs from Woodland Café. Accomplished in graphite and colo...
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (375.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 442.50
Mr. Duck Steps Out original pan watercolor production background21Mr. Duck Steps Out original pan watercolor production background
(Walt Disney, 1940) Beautiful watercolor production background of the interior of Donald’s house from Mr. Duck Steps Out. The background is featured
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
The Robber Kitten original production drawing of Ambrose & Dirty Bill shaking hands22The Robber Kitten original production drawing of Ambrose & Dirty Bill shaking hands
(Walt Disney, 1935) Original production drawing of Ambrose and Dirty Bill shaking hands from The Robber Kitten. Accomplished in pencil on a 10 in. x
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (325.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 383.50
Pair of conceptual paintings from The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride23Pair of conceptual paintings from The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride
(Walt Disney, 1998) Pair of background color key paintings featuring an expanse of savanna and huge termite mound. Accomplished in tempera on illustr
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (325.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 383.50
The Big Bad Wolf original Disney book art featuring Little Red with two pigs24The Big Bad Wolf original Disney book art featuring Little Red with two pigs
Beautiful pencil illustration for a book based on The Big Bad Wolf (1934). Done at the time of production at the studio, this drawing was most likely
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (500.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 590.00
Original panoramic drawing of Maleficent by Marc Davis from Sleeping Beauty25Original panoramic drawing of Maleficent by Marc Davis from Sleeping Beauty
(Walt Disney, 1959) Fantastic original production drawing featuring a scowling Maleficent wielding her staff. Artwork is by Marc Davis. Accomplished
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (1,000.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,180.00
Who Framed Roger Rabbit production cel26Who Framed Roger Rabbit production cel
(Walt Disney, 1988) Original production cel of Roger Rabbit, placed on the matching working photographic background. Both the cel and photo background
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (425.00 + 76.50) x 1 = 501.50
Jessica Rabbit original production cel from Who Framed Roger Rabbit27Jessica Rabbit original production cel from Who Framed Roger Rabbit
(Disney/Amblin, 1988) Beautiful original production cel of Jessica Rabbit with photographic background. The cel measures 11 ¾ in. x 16 ½ ...
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (3,250.00 + 585.00) x 1 = 3,835.00
Original production cel of Edgar from The Aristocats28Original production cel of Edgar from The Aristocats
(Walt Disney, 1970) Original production cel of the scheming Butler, Edgar. The cel measures 12 ½ in. x 16 in., Edgar measures 6 in. x 9 in.
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (200.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 236.00
Original production cels of Fauna and Merryweather from Sleeping Beauty29Original production cels of Fauna and Merryweather from Sleeping Beauty
(Walt Disney, 1959) Original production cel of good fairies Fauna and Merryweather from Sleeping Beauty. The cels were originally sold at Disneyland
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (475.00 + 85.50) x 1 = 560.50
Pecos Bill original production cel on production background30Pecos Bill original production cel on production background
(Walt Disney, 1948) Impressive original production cel of a young Pecos Bill besting a Rattlesnake from the Pecos Bill sequence of Melody Time. The im
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Original model cel of Perdita from 101 Dalmatians31Original model cel of Perdita from 101 Dalmatians
(Walt Disney, 1961) Wonderful original model cel of Perdita from 101 Dalmatians. The trimmed cel measures 8 in. x 11 in. with an image size of 3 &#...
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (800.00 + 144.00) x 1 = 944.00
Walt Disney Johnny Appleseed Original Cel and original  background from Melody Time32Walt Disney Johnny Appleseed Original Cel and original background from Melody Time
(Walt Disney, 1948) Wonderful original production cel featuring Johnny Appleseed holding a sapling at a fencepost in a scene from Melody Time. The c
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Cinderella original production cel and production background from Cinderella signed by Walt Disney33Cinderella original production cel and production background from Cinderella signed by Walt Disney
(Walt Disney, 1950) Stunning original production cel featuring Cinderella in her gown placed on the original hand-painted production background of the
Start Price : 15,000.00 | Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
Original production cel and background from Cinderella34Original production cel and background from Cinderella
(Walt Disney, 1950) Fantastic original cel featuring mice and birds assisting with the assembly of Cinderalla’s gown. The cels are trimmed and placed
Start Price : 10,000.00 | Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold for (8,500.00 + 1,530.00) x 1 = 10,030.00
Mickey Mouse Sorceror’s Apprentice production cel from Fantasia35Mickey Mouse Sorceror’s Apprentice production cel from Fantasia
(Walt Disney, 1940) Beautiful production cel of Mickey in one of his most famous roles, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice from Fantasia. The cel is trimmed an
Start Price : 8,000.00 | Estimates : 8,000.00 - 12,000.00
Sold for (9,000.00 + 1,620.00) x 1 = 10,620.00
Tinkerbell original production cel from Peter Pan36Tinkerbell original production cel from Peter Pan
(Walt Disney, 1953) Excellent original production cel of Tinkerbell from Peter Pan. The unusually large image of Tinkerbell is paired with a separate
Start Price : 4,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold for (3,750.00 + 675.00) x 1 = 4,425.00
Lady and the Tramp original production cel and matching pan production background37Lady and the Tramp original production cel and matching pan production background
(Walt Disney, 1955) Beautiful Pan Production background with matching Production cel of tramp from Disney’s Lady And The Tramp. Shot in Cinemascope, t
Start Price : 12,000.00 | Estimates : 12,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold for (11,000.00 + 1,980.00) x 1 = 12,980.00
Original production cel and production background from Song of the South signed by Walt Disney38Original production cel and production background from Song of the South signed by Walt Disney
(Walt Disney, 1946) Original production cel of B’rer Rabbit with a hand-painted production background from Song of the South. This piece has been fram
Start Price : 12,000.00 | Estimates : 12,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold for (12,000.00 + 2,160.00) x 1 = 14,160.00
Gertie the Dinosaur Winsor McCay original drawing 191439Gertie the Dinosaur Winsor McCay original drawing 1914
(McCay, 1914) Rare original animation drawing from Winsor McCay’s third film and his finest achievement in animation, Gertie the Dinosaur. Gertie adv
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold for (3,000.00 + 540.00) x 1 = 3,540.00
MGM Studios Tom And Jerry production background and publicity cel40MGM Studios Tom And Jerry production background and publicity cel
Fantastic 1940s era publicity cel applied to a hand-painted production background as prepared by MGM Studios for presentation. Created by William Hann
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold for (3,500.00 + 630.00) x 1 = 4,130.00
Original title card animation background for Henpecked Hoboes41Original title card animation background for Henpecked Hoboes
(MGM, 1946) Original production background used for the opening titles of Tex Avery’s classic chort, Henpecked Hoboes. Accomplished in gouache and ai
Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold for (1,300.00 + 234.00) x 1 = 1,534.00
Chuck Jones Bugs Bunny production drawing from Hare-Breadth Hurry42Chuck Jones Bugs Bunny production drawing from Hare-Breadth Hurry
(Warner Bros., 1963) Rare Chuck Jones production drawing of Bugs Bunny from Hare-Breadth Hurry. In this short, the Coyote is after Bugs Bunny rather t
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (375.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 442.50
Bugs Bunny and Edward G. Robinson original Virgil Ross drawing43Bugs Bunny and Edward G. Robinson original Virgil Ross drawing
Original drawing of Edward G. Robinson holding a gun at Bugs Bunny by Virgil Ross. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on a 10 ¼ in. x...
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (1,300.00 + 234.00) x 1 = 1,534.00
Bugs Bunny and Gossamer original Virgil Ross drawing44Bugs Bunny and Gossamer original Virgil Ross drawing
Original drawing featuring Bugs Bunny eating a carrot and Gossamer, the big orange monster, by Virgil Ross. The untrimmed animation paper measures 10
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (600.00 + 108.00) x 1 = 708.00
Bugs Bunny as Barber of Seville original Virgil Ross drawing45Bugs Bunny as Barber of Seville original Virgil Ross drawing
Original drawing featuring Bugs Bunny as the Barber of Seville by Virgil Ross. The untrimmed animation paper measures 10 in. x 12 in., with an image
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (600.00 + 108.00) x 1 = 708.00
Bugs Bunny and Marvin Martian original Virgil Ross drawing46Bugs Bunny and Marvin Martian original Virgil Ross drawing
Original drawing featuring Bugs Bunny and Marvin Martian by Virgil Ross. The untrimmed animation paper measures 10 in. x 12 in., with an image size o
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (900.00 + 162.00) x 1 = 1,062.00
Bugs and McCrory original Virgil Ross drawing47Bugs and McCrory original Virgil Ross drawing
Original drawing featuring Bugs Bunny and McCrory by Virgil Ross. The untrimmed animation paper measures 10 in. x 12 in., with an image size of 8 in.
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (500.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 590.00
Marvin Martian original Virgil Ross drawing48Marvin Martian original Virgil Ross drawing
Original drawing featuring Marvin Martian by Virgil Ross. The untrimmed animation paper measures 10 in. x 12 in., with an image size of 8 in. in. x 8
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (900.00 + 162.00) x 1 = 1,062.00
The Fox and the Hound pair of original production cels49The Fox and the Hound pair of original production cels
(Walt Disney, 1981) Pair of original animation production cels accomplished in gouache on a 12 ½ in. x 16 in. registration-punched celluloid de...
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (450.00 + 81.00) x 1 = 531.00
The Black Cauldron pair of original production cels50The Black Cauldron pair of original production cels
(Walt Disney, 1985) Pair of original animation production cels accomplished in pen & ink and animator’s gouache on 11 in. x 17 in. registration-punche
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (325.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 383.50